A deserted island…

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Key West Key West is typically filled with residents and visitors this time of year. They thumb through magazines at hotel pools. They go fishing. They drink. They...

Selfless, silent labor

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To The Editor: Truckers and delivery companies of every size and shape are maintaining a non-stop distribution of essential resources necessary to sustain life on our islands, during...
A person smiling for the camera - Florida Keys

In corona times: be lucky

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I have been awfully silent on COVID-19. In normal times I would have written something funny, or something heartfelt and shared it with my friends. I would...
Astrology Column

What the Stars Have In Store

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I’m writing this week’s horoscopes because, in spite of our current climate, I am certain the future will arrive. Faced with fear, we become our worst (looking...

The Bum Farto Files: What’s In a name?

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Key West Fire Chief Joseph “Bum” Farto disappeared Feb. 16, 1976 while awaiting sentencing for a drug trafficking conviction stemming from Operation Conch – a sting operation...

New developments in transgender youth care

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When a world crisis of some sort enters everyone’s consciousness, it’s hard to remember that the world keeps turning. As long as people can talk, read, write...
Marathon Council candidates gather for informal meet-and-greet with voters - A man holding a microphone - Matthieu Chedid

Social Distancing and Good Samaritans

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We are living in what the old Chinese blessing/curse described as “interesting times.” Not many of us (outside of epidemiologists and virologists) could have predicted what we’re...

the Existential Threat

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Existential. It is the word of the hour and, like all trendy words, soon to be overused. But at this juncture, somewhere amid multiple threats to our wellbeing,...

Reaching out without touching

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We’ve been in Georgia staying with my in-laws for almost two weeks now. It’s been wonderful visiting and with nearly 10 acres,  is probably the best place...
Marathon family needs the essentials - A close up of a tripod - Illustration

How’s your family doing?

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These past few weeks of social distancing have been rough on many as we collectively navigate the unique challenges of working from home, daddy daycare and the...